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 Coats of Hope Coat Drive - December 11th - December 23rd

CenterPointe provides pivotal treatment for homeless people suffering from mental illness and addiction. Warm a heart and give the gift of hope by donating a new or gently used coat or cold weather item. Drop off any time from 8AM - 5PM at 1000 S. 13th St.

 

For more information about Coats of Hope call 402-475-5161 x351

 

Make Believe Midnight at the Children's Museum

 

Wednesday, Dec. 31
6-8:30 p.m. - Doors open at 6 p.m.


Members: $8
Non-Member: $13
Children under age 1 receive a free ticket

 

Celebrate the arrival of 2015, and still make it home before bedtime. Make Believe Midnight is a festive event that allows families to reflect on the past year and anticipate the arrival of the fun ahead!

 

This year’s event features:
• Glow sticks and other party favors
• Dance with Twinkle in the B107.3 Dance Zone
• Balloon drop with more than 2,000 balloons
• Bubblewrap Stomp
• Appearances by Father Time and Baby New Year
• Grand countdown to 2015, including the ball drop
• Well of good intentions
• New Year’s photo backdrop

 

Due to popularity of this event, we will limit the total number of available tickets. Get your tickets early as the event is likely sell out! Order tickets atwww.LincolnChildrensMuseum.org, at the Welcome Desk or by calling(402) 477-4000, ext. 106.

The AP's top 10 movies of the year

FILE - This file image released by Fox Searchlight shows Chiwetel Ejiofor, center, in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Jaap Buitendijk)In surveying the year at the movies, the topography is rich. From the dusty, dying towns of "Nebraska" to the rooftop Roman parties in "The Great Beauty" to the sleek future Los Angeles of "Her," 2013 has been a trip. But has it been a great year? Negativity reached a fever pitch in the summer when Steven Spielberg lamented Hollywood's risk-adverse, finance-driven blockbusterism. The grim, humorless "Man of Steel" and its careless backdrop of mass destruction was a low point: the epitome of everything bad about movies today. Yet ambitious films gathered in number as the year went on, and many began calling 2013 a historically excellent year for film, after all. Here are one critic's top picks of the year, all of them reasons why 2013 was a good year for the big screen:


Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

FILE - This May 18, 2013 file photo shows Hannah Hooper, left, and Christian Zucconi of Grouplove performing as part of Party in the Park at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Grouplove's, “Ways to Go,” was the most viral track on Spotify, from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos/Invision/AP, file)The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.


Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2012 file photo, musician Robin Thicke performs during Macy's Passport presents Glamorama 2012 at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Thicke's "Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)" was the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.


Globe nominations for musical or comedy film
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best musical or comedy film have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Golden Globe nominations for TV drama series

In this image released by Showtime, Claire Danes portrays Carrie Mathison in a scene from the Showtime original series, " Homeland." Danes was nominated Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 for a Golden Globe for best actress in a drama series for her role in “ Homeland .“ The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on Jan. 13. (AP Photo/Showtime, Kent Smith)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best television drama series have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.


Globe nominations for TV comedy series actor
The Golden Globe nominations for best actor in a television comedy series have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Golden Globe nominations for TV comedy series
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best television comedy series have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Golden Globe nominations for animated film
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best animated film have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Justin Lin to direct third 'Star Trek' film

FILE - In this April 18, 2013 file photo, Justin Lin arrives at the Cinemacon Big Screen Awards red carpet and receives Director of the Year Award at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas. Lin is set to direct the third installment in Paramount’s "Star Trek" franchise, his rep confirmed Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Lin is no stranger to franchises, having directed several of Universal’s “Fast & Furious” films, including the massively successful “Fast & Furious 6,” which made over $788 million worldwide in 2013. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The USS Enterprise is about to get a little faster. "Fast & Furious" director Justin Lin is taking the helm of the third installment in Paramount's "Star Trek" franchise.


Blagojevich brother: I was fed 'pawn' to get then-governor

FILE - In this March 19, 2002 file photo in Chicago, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful U.S. Rep. Rod Blagojevich, left, watches election returns with his wife, Patti, and brother, Rob, at his home. Robert Blagojevich the brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich offers fresh details in a new book to back his contention prosecutors used him as a pawn to get his younger sibling on charges he sought to hock President Barack Obama's old U.S. Senate seat. While charges were eventually dropped against him, the Tennessee businessman, says his refusal to turn on his brother made him "collateral damage" of an overzealous prosecution that cost his reputation, $1 million in legal bills and a still-unrepaired family split. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)CHICAGO (AP) — The brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his younger sibling on charges he sought to sell or trade an appointment to President Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat.